April 09, 2012

Carnival of Nuclear Energy 99

NEI Nuclear Notes has the Carnival of Nuclear Energy 99

Road Adams at ANS Nuclear Cafe looks at a National Academy of Science (NAS) has released phase one of a study titled Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations Near Nuclear Facilities.

Comment from an e-mail list inhabited by people who have studied radiation health effects for decades

20-year-old cell biology evidence instead of their LNT [linear no-threshold] ideology and epidemiology, they would realize that they are trying to measure a cancer risk (radiation-induced DNA damage rate) that is six million (6,000,000) times lower than the spontaneous risk of cancer (i.e., natural DNA damage rate).

ANS Nuclear Cafe - The provincial government of Tamil Nadu, India’s southern-most state, has dropped its opposition to hot start of twin 1,000-MW VVER reactors at Kudankulam and withdrawn support from local anti-nuclear protests.
The long-running controversy over the start of NPCIL’s Russian-built twin 1,000-MW VVER reactors at Kudankulam *may* be coming to an end.
India plans to add 64 Gwe of power to its grid by 2032 to reduce the gap in rural electrification -- a nuclear reactor market said to be worth $150 billion, although the USA is currently locked out by a supplier liability law. Dan Yurman covers the Kudankulam story, and the details of the politics behind the story.





Nextbigfuture - GE pushes the PRISM reactor and China ramps up the infrastructure for the Chinese version of the AP1000 reactor. China making the systems for the CAP1400.

NExtbigfuture - iRobots Warrior and Packbots will be used as part of normal nuclear reactor operations in the USA


Nextbigfuture - South Korea will make a big push for the overseas nuclear reactor market share


Nextbigfuture - Transatomic Power is developing a molten salt reactor to burn nuclear waste


If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on ycombinator or StumbleUpon. Thanks

Congratulations! Now you can use SolidOpinion commenting system in all its magnificence! Click the link to get your password.

Форма для связи

Name

Email *

Message *